In the coming term, I intend, as your Senator, to focus my work on finding solutions to the long-term structural challenges our state faces. With a growing economy, a $100 million surplus, and an increased rainy-day fund, I believe that we can, and we must, invest in the following efforts. 1. Reduce the high cost […]
Senate measure would tie municipal hands on Airbnb rules Inspections would be made more difficult under last-minute amendment BY BOB SANDERS Published: May 23, 2017 It would be a lot harder for municipalities to inspect vacation and short-term rentals, like Airbnb, under a last-minute amendment attached to House Bill 654, which was approved May 18 […]
WMUR: “Providing this flexibility to the department is something essential that we need to do in this time of uncertainty and unpredictability.” said Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, D-Portsmouth. Lawmakers mull new powers for commissioner to deal with insurance changes CONCORD, N.H. —As uncertainty clouds the future of the Affordable Care Act, lawmakers in Concord are […]
This is a promise we need to keep. There is always money for priorities we value. Presumptive cancer law for firefighters still sidelined By Max Sullivan firstname.lastname@example.org It was a year ago last Monday that 34-year-old Hampton firefighter Kyle Jameson lost his battle to cancer, and it will be five years May 30 since 39-year-old […]
DURHAM — Wastewater entering Great Bay will soon be cleaner. Area legislators along with town officials toured the Durham and Newmarket wastewater treatment plants on Friday to review the efforts to reduce nitrogen in the Great Bay Estuary that many believe is the cause for the dwindling eel grass. Jeff Barnum, the Great Bay-Piscataqua waterkeeper […]
CONCORD, N.H. — A Laconia legislator who came under heavy criticism at a hearing Tuesday for creating a misogynistic web forum told a House committee reviewing his online activities that he “never hated women” and meant no harm in posts that have been widely viewed as sexist and degrading. “I have never hated women,” Fisher […]
Thanks to all my House colleagues and the residents who joined us to discuss the future of Portsmouth and our state. There is no better way for us to keep in touch with the needs of the communities we represent than in meetings like these. Read the whole story here.
New Hampshire needs to offer stability to our citizens who have coverage thru the New Hampshire Health Protection Program’s Medicaid expansion component. We should act now to give them that confidence. Thanks to NH1 for covering this important story. Read the story here.
Union-Leader: “Sen. Martha Fuller Clark said the Legislature should support the decisions town officials made on the basis of public safety.” “’I would hope we would understand that those communities that decided to move their elections did it because of forecasts that actually proved to be true,’ she said. ‘Trees came down; roads were closed; […]
Sen. Martha Fuller Clark: “‘The fact that we should be criminalizing people who are using marijuana, it seems to me we’re going down the wrong road,’ she said. ‘These are people who should not be accused of a crime. We should be finding ways to treat them, educate them.’” Read the whole story here.